Not “Good-Bye,” but “I’ll see you later.”

A year ago today Sandy’s mom passed away. It is a weird thought that many other people besides Jesus died on Good Friday. Currently about 153,000 people die each day. Gone, lost, never seen again? If you believe in Good Friday and the Easter message you can know for...

Papa, why do you have no hair?

I’m very excited to see Stephen and Rebecca get married in just a couple of weeks! I know the joys of a committed, God-honoring relationship. I want them to experience what Sandy and I have had these last 25 years of marriage together, it’s been a beauty to walk...

Pray On!

Why do we pray for people? Do you wonder what your prayers are actually doing? I read something that paints a somewhat new picture of the power of prayer and I’m excited to share it with you. America began the Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm) with an air assault that...

Love is a choice that is followed by action. Period.

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always...

Israel 2018 Trip Recap

I just got back from Israel, my seventh trip to the Holy Land. Why do people call it that? Well, most of human history is defined by that place. All of creation is culminated in that place. The end of all things earthly will happen in that place. Jesus died for you in...